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Leafcutter Bee

Coelioxys sp

Description:

solitary bee

Habitat:

spotted in my desert garden

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5 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 6 years ago

Thank you, Juan!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 6 years ago

This is a Leaf-cutter bee (Megachilidae), probably Coelioxys genus

injica
injica 7 years ago

You are welcome, it's my pleasure ;)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Could be. I can't find any images of that species with such white stripes though. ? Will keep looking. Thanks as always for your help! :-)

injica
injica 7 years ago

I have found on this site sth similar determined as Apis mellifera lamarckii or Egyptian honey bee, http://keepingbee.org/species-of-bees/ see if it's maybe that!

Bernadette S
Spotted by
Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on May 10, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

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